Contact

If you are thinking about relocating or expanding your business, let us help you put together the information you need.

Executive Director


Clark Krause

ckrause@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5230

C: 208-863-9675

Need a straight-shooter that will get you the answers and resources you need? Clark has nearly 20 years of experience in economic development, and understands the demands of site-selection and finish-line management.

Favorite Activities: On weekends you can find Clark on a Bogus Basin chairlift, or in the summer, riding a mountain bike in the Boise Foothills.



Director of Economic Development


Charity Nelson

cnelson@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5240

C: 208-863-8521

Thinking about relocating your business, or have a client that’s looking? With over 10 years of experience in talent strategy, Charity heads up our economic development efforts to help companies find the information and people they need to be successful.

Favorite Activities: Running, cooking with her daughters and cheering for the Boise State Broncos.



Marketing & Events Manager


Meredith Stead

mstead@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5229

C: 208-616-5991

Need a proposal on “Why Boise”? Meredith manages all things visual in our office. Meredith’s expertise is her love of people and ability to improve any business’s methods of achievement.

Favorite Activities: She loves playing in Boise with her husband and rescue mutt.



Project & Research Manager


Ethan Mansfield

emansfield@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5246

C: 208-921-4686

Have an appreciation for data, but need someone to help you understand what it all means? Ethan loves research so much we call him “Ethanomics” in our office.

Favorite Activities: Let’s be honest, Ruger the dog usually steals the show. Ethan can otherwise be found kayaking rivers, hunting elk, running trails in the foothills, or enjoying a local craft brew.



Executive Administrative Assistant


Kate Dondup

kdondup@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5210

C: 208-472-5210

Kate keeps BVEP organized through administrative duties, events, operations and stakeholder relationships. She is the person to call with questions about invoices, upcoming events, or what's going on at BVEP.

Favorite Activities: When she's not working at BVEP, you can find her exploring Idaho lakes and waterways on her boat, working in her beautiful garden, or spending time with her friends and family.